IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 379th Bomb Group fly in formation over Germany. Image via Edmund H Lutz, 379th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'Air view B-17 squadron to left over Germany 16 Mar 1944. Date wrong.'
The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...